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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. At the launch of the BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 -- the first hardware devices to run on the long-awaited BlackBerry 10...

July 28th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. Connor "Con" Sumer looked up at the beast that stalked him ever since flat-panel TV sales began to flatten out. "St...

July 21st 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The recent announcement by Barnes & Noble that it would discontinue its Nook tablets marked the exit of what on...

July 14th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The PlayStation 4's is upgradeable; the Xbox One's is not. For at least the second consecutive generation (the thir...

July 7th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The Mac Pro might have been worthy of the "One More Thing" kinds of reveals that Steve Jobs used to do at Apple eve...

June 30th 2013 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. In 2002, the first LCD-based iMac succeeded the translucent PowerPC G3-based models that the original Bondi Blue iM...

June 23rd 2013 at 6:43pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. Throughout the history of home game consoles, it's been notoriously difficult for a leader in one generation to mai...

June 16th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. From pitch pipes to voice recorders, the list of standalone devices that an unadorned smartphone can substitute for...

June 9th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. When Microsoft introduced the original Xbox, the company had a lot to prove. The console newcomer promised that it...

May 26th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The announcement of the Acer Aspire R7 was the best example of the company's assertion that it was moving from comp...

May 19th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The television. The PC. The cellphone. We take the things in these sentence fragments for granted today, but they t...

May 12th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. In the early days of the internet economy, the saying went that webpages were created on Macs, served on Unix and v...

May 5th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. More Info Microsoft reiterates that Windows 8 could see small(er) devices soon Windows Phone sees big gai...

April 28th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments